Susan’s Books

The Brooding Soldier and it’s Creator ©2018 – The designer of First World War monument, the Brooding Soldier, Frederick Chapman Clemesha, was not only a talented architect, artist and sculptor, he was also a veteran of the Great War. Told with new information and rare or previously unknown photographs, this is the story of the sculptor/veteran and one of the most beloved monuments on the Western Front, the Brooding Soldier of St. Julien, Belgium.  $19.95

Bonfire – The Chestnut Gentleman ©2012 is the essential, true story behind the poem, In Flanders Fields, as told by Lieutenant-Colonel John McCrae’s  horse, Bonfire. With 7 years of research behind it and 23 archival photographs, including one never before published of John McCrae, Bonfire will touch your heart and inject new meaning into the most famous WWI poem and the reason we wear the poppy in November.  $24.95

John McCrae – Beyond Flanders Fields ©2016 is a new, non-fiction biography; a surprising and intimate look at the complex healer/soldier, published by Heritage House. This book is presently nominated for the 2018 Golden Oak Award.  $9.95

Morrison – The Long-Lost Memoir of Canada’s Artillery Commander in the Great War ©2017 published by Heritage House.  Morrison is the unique first-hand blow-by-blow account of an artillery commander who was in virtually every event and WWI battle the Canadian Corps were in, from training in 1914 to occupation and demobilization in 1919.  With remarkable recall and detail, and often blackly humorous, Morrison gives us a front-row seat to the tragic world war that shaped the character of Canada.  $22.95

Hell Burned Through – David Mould: The Art and Story of a Lancaster Rear Gunner ©2017 published by the Bomber Command Museum of Canada, Nanton, Alberta.  David Kenneth Mould did not write a diary of his experience as a tail gunner with Bomber Command in WWII.  However, he did document his experience with a collection of amazing, dramatic sketches and paintings revealed in this beautiful, full colour book.  $34.95

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